王尔德的经典语录

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王尔德的经典语录

王尔德 说:  倘若穷人有鲜明的个性,解决贫困问题就不会困难重重。  
 王尔德 说:  使儿童们从善的方法,是使他们快乐。  
 王尔德 说:  如果世界上少一些同情,世界上也就会少一些麻烦。  
 王尔德 说:  一个女人与一个坚持要把她当成完美正常的人的男人一起,怎么能指望获得快乐呢?  
 王尔德 说:  世界因你而改变,因为你是象牙和黄金所造,你嘴唇的曲线将重写历史。  
 王尔德 说:  人生的首要任务是变得尽可能的矫揉造作,何为第二任务至今尚无人发现。  
 王尔德 说:  我不想改变英国的任何东西,除了天气。  
The only difference between a caprice and a life-long passion is that the caprice lasts a little longer. 
逢场作戏和终身不渝之间的区别只在于逢场作戏稍微长一些。 

When one is in love, one always begins by deceiveing one's self, and one always ends by deceiving others. That is what would calls a romance. 
爱,始于自我欺骗,终于欺骗他人。这就是所谓的浪漫。 
——恋爱总是以自欺开始,以欺人结束。 

The very essence of romance is uncertainty. 
浪漫的精髓就在于它充满种种可能。 

Man is a rational animal who always loses his temper when he is called upon to act in accordance with the dictates of reason. 
人是理性动物,但当他被要求按照理性的要求行动时,可又要发脾气了。 

My wallpaper and I are fighting a duel to the death. One or other of us has to go. 
墙纸越来越破,而我越来越老,两者之间总有一个要先消失。——1900年11月30日,于左岸旅店,他的遗言。 

No man is rich enough to buy back his own past. 
-An Ideal Husband (1895) 
没有人富有到可以赎回自己的过去。 
--改编自《理想的丈夫》 

The truth is rarely pure and never simple. 
-The Importance of Being Earnest (1895) 
真相很少纯粹,也决不简单。 
——《不可儿嬉》 

To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance. 
爱自己是终身浪漫的开始。 
——爱自己就是开始延续一生的罗曼史。 

We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. 
我们都生活在阴沟里,但仍有人仰望星空。 

Most people discover when it is too late that the only things one never regrets are one's mistakes. 
大多数人发现他们从未后悔的事情只是他们的错误,但发现时已经太晚了。 

What is the chief cause of divorce? Marriage. 
什么是离婚的主要原因?结婚。 

When a love comes to an end, weaklings cry, efficient ones instantly find another love and wise already had one in reserve. 
当爱情走到尽头,软弱者哭个不停,有效率的马上去寻找下一个目标,而聪明的早就预备了下一个。 

No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did he would cease to be an artist. 
伟大的艺术家所看到的,从来都不是世界的本来面目。一旦他看透了,他就不再是艺术家。 

I represent to you all the sins you have never had the courage to commit. 
我给你们讲述的是所有你们没勇气去犯的罪孽。 

One can always be kind to people one cares nothing about. 
一个人总是可以善待他毫不在意的人。 

We Irish are too poetical to be poets; we are a nation of brilliant failures, but we are the greatest talkers since the Greeks. 
我们爱尔兰人太诗意以至不能做诗人,我们的国家里充满才华横溢的失败者,可我们是自希腊人以来最伟大的说空话之人。 

What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise 
看似痛苦的试炼的往往是伪装的祝福。 

The advantage of the emotions is that they lead us astray. 
情感的好处就是让我们误入歧途。 

Over the piano was printed a notice: Please do not shoot the pianist. He is doing his best. 
Personal Impressions of America (Leadville) (1883) 
钢琴上贴着一条告示:请不要枪杀钢琴师,他已经尽力了。 

The heart was made to be broken. 
心是用来碎的。 

The public is wonderfully tolerant. It forgives everything except genius. 
公众惊人地宽容。他们可以原谅一切,除了天才。 

Religions die when they are proved to be true. Science is the record of dead religions. 
宗教一旦被证明是正确时就会消亡。科学便是已消亡宗教的记录。 

Why was I born with such contemporaries 
为什么我会和这样同时代的人一块出生呢? 

A poet can survive everything but a misprint. 
诗人可以从任何事件中存活,印刷错误除外。 

Only the shallow know themselves. 
只有浅薄的人才了解自己。 

The only way to get rid of temptation is to yield to it... I can resist everything but temptation. 
摆脱诱惑的唯一方式是臣服于诱惑……我能抗拒一切,除了诱惑。 

Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation 
不满是个人或民族迈向进步的第一步。 

I like to do all the talking myself. It saves time, and prevents arguments. 
我喜欢自言自语,因为这样节约时间,而且不会有人跟我争论。 

Quotation is a serviceable substitute for wit. 
格言是智慧耐用的替代品。 

A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world. 
梦想家只能在月光下找到前进的方向,他为此遭受的惩罚是比所有人提前看到曙光。 

Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future. 
每个圣人都有过去,每个罪人都有未来。 

To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all. 
生活是世上最罕见的事情,大多数人只是存在,仅此而已。 

I have nothing to declare except my genius. 
除了我的天才,我没什么好申报的。 

I like men who have a future and women who have a past 
我喜欢有未来的男人和有过去的女人。 

Pessimist: One who, when he has the choice of two evils, chooses both. 
悲观主义者是这种人:当他可以从两种罪恶中选择时,他把两种都选了。 

Society exists only as a mental concept; in the real world there are only individuals. 
社会仅仅以一种精神概念而存在,真实世界中只有个体存在。 

What is a cynic? A man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing 
一个愤世嫉俗的人知道所有东西的价格,却不知道任何东西的价值。 

I like persons better than principles, and I like persons with no principles better than anything else in the world. 
我喜欢人甚于原则,此外我还喜欢没原则的人甚于世界上的一切。 

It is the confession, not the priest, that gives us absolution 
给我们赦免的,是忏悔而不是牧师。 

I don't want to earn my living; I want to live. 
我不想谋生;我想生活。 

Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess. 
适度是极其致命的事情。过度带来的成功是无可比拟的。 

The only thing worse than being talked about is not being talked about. 
世上只有一件事比被人议论更糟糕,那就是没有人议论你。 

When the gods wish to punish us, they answer our prayers 
-An Ideal husband, 1893 
当神想惩罚我们时,他们就回应我们的祈祷。 
-《一个理想的丈夫》 

"Life is never fair...And perhaps it is a good thing for most of us that it is not." 
-An Ideal Husband,1893 
生活从来不是公平的……而且,或许对我们大多数人来说,这是件好事。 
-《一个理想的丈夫》 

How can a woman be expected to be happy with a man who insists on treating her as if she were a perfectly normal human being. 
如果男人坚持把她当作一个完全正常的人,女人如何能期望会从他那里获得幸福。 

All charming people, I fancy, are spoiled. It is the secret of their attraction 
我想所有迷人的人都是被宠爱着的,这是他们吸引力来源的秘密。 

Nothing is so aggravating than calmness. 
没有比冷静更让人恼火的。 

Popularity is the one insult I have never suffered. 
声望是我从未经受的侮辱之一。 

Ridicule is the tribute paid to the genius by the mediocrities. 
奚落是庸才对天才的颂歌。 

To do nothing at all is the most difficult thing in the world, the most difficult and the most intellectual 
什么也不做是世上最难的事情,最困难并且最智慧。 

A true friend stabs you in the front. 
真朋友才会当面中伤你。 

Ordinary riches can be stolen, real riches cannot. In your soul are infinitely precious things that cannot be taken from you. 
平常的财宝会被偷走,而真正的财富则不会。你灵魂里无限珍贵的东西是无法被夺走的。 

The well bred contradict other people. The wise contradict themselves. 
教养良好的人处处和他人过不去,头脑聪明的人处处和自己过不去。 

Hatred is blind, as well as love. 
恨是盲目的,爱亦然。 

Looking good and dressing well is a necessity. Having a purpose in life is not. 
注意穿着打扮是必要的。而拥有生活目标却并非如此。 

Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so much. 
永远宽恕你的敌人,没有什么能比这个更让他们恼怒的了。 

Children begin by loving their parents; as they grow older they judge them; sometimes, they forgive them 
孩子最初爱他们父母,等大一些他们评判父母;然后有些时候,他们原谅父母。 

There are only two tragedies in life: one is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it. 
生活中只有两种悲剧:一个是没有得到我们想要的,另外一个是得到我们想要的。 
——世上只有两类悲剧,有些人总是不能遂愿,而有些人总是心想事成。 

A gentleman is one who never hurts anyone's feelings unintentionally. 
绅士就是从不无心伤害别人感觉的人。 

Conversation about the weather is the last refuge of the unimaginative 
谈论天气是无趣人类最后的避难所。 

One's real life is often the life that one does not lead. 
真实生活就通常就是我们无法掌控的生活。 

Wickedness is a myth invented by good people to account for the curious attractiveness of others 
邪恶是善良的人们编造的谎言,用来解释其他人的特殊魅力。 
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